The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services reports an inmate is missing from the Community Corrections Center - Lincoln.
They say Armando Lerma did not return to the facility following a work assignment Wednesday evening.
He was sentenced to three years for drug related charges out of Gage County as well as operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest.
He has a November release date.
Lerma is a 40-year old white man, 5’11”, 225 lbs., with brown hair and green eyes.
Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement or the Nebraska State Patrol.
In a separate case, Corrections also reports State troopers arrested a food service specialist at the Lincoln Correctional - Center accusing her of unauthorized communication with a prisoner.
38-year old Nicole Schwab started at the Center a year ago.
Unauthorized communication with a prisoner is a Class IV felony.